Solutions Architect

Recruitment Genius Ltd
£70k - £90k pa
16 Oct 2016
14 Nov 2016
Contract Type
As an Enterprise Solution Architect within the project team, you'll be responsible for technical strategy and component architecture of enterprise level solutions for our clients. Typically, you will work alongside customer experience strategists and specialists in multiple domains. Fundamental to the role is the ability to advise on technical operations and solution integration.

You'll be providing architectural input to roadmaps and blueprints, through the use of capability modelling and maturity assessments. You should be confident with clients and able to lead a discussion on the direction of their business.

Managing design authority interaction with senior business stakeholders and IT development teams to create solution models and architectures aligned to business objectives and goals is key to success in this role. In addition to planning and validating solutions, you'll design and manage propositions & services based on technology stacks (legacy & next generation systems).

You will have thought leadership responsibilities; with clients, internally and through wider communities & networks.

We are already underway with a new client project which has the potential to be revolutionary in its sector. The right candidate will play a significant role in this as well as it providing an exceptional opportunity for professional development.

About us

Our company is a changemaker in online retailing. For 16 years we have worked with some of Europe's most successful retailers and brands, helping them to make more money from retailing online. Our purpose is simple and commercial: to make it more likely that people buy from our clients than anyone else.

Our unique online retail 'value chain' provides our clients with deep expertise across the disciplines required to trade online: Strategy, eCommerce, online marketing, trading and logistics. With 150 staff working across the UK and Europe, we are passionate about helping our clients transform their business opportunity online by thinking and acting differently.

Desired Skills and Experience

An individual with a desire for understanding the characteristics of the full spectrum of technologies and systems and the solutions that can support them.

- Proven experience of leading architecture teams and working with project delivery leads in addition to strong communication and presentation skills
- Ability to translate technical into business language up to C-level
- Outstanding written documentation and knowledge sharing skills
- eCommerce experience; Magento, Demandware, Hybris
- Infrastructure; Linux/Unix, Virtualisation
- Agile development
- Development background; PHP, MySQL, HTML, CSS, JavaScript

Ideally, the candidate would have in-depth knowledge of multiple stages in the typical customer lifecycle, ideally across retail, automotive or other industries.

Successful candidates must have the right to work in the UK. No agency CV's accepted.